Kelly Ludwig

http://www.detourart.com

Kelly Ludwig is a designer, photographer, and advocate for art environments and folk artists based in Kansas City, Missouri. Her first exposure to the world of art environments was through her design work for the PBS travel show “Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations.” She blends her passion for photography, design and travel experiences with technology, and has created two award-winning travel apps. Detour Art, Travel-o-Pedia, and Home Court Advantage are just a few titles in the long line of books, design, and marketing projects that she has authored, shot, and designed. Her photographs have been exhibited in a number of museums, magazines and books, including the Abby Aldridge Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, SFO Museum in San Francisco, WeeGee Exhibition Centre in Espoo, Finland, the Museum of Everything in London, and the American Folk Art Museum in Brooklyn. Kelly has been designing professionally since graduating from the University of Kansas with a B.F.A. in Visual Communications. Prior to her current role as Group Creative Director of Design at DEG Digital, she was at the Kansas City Art Institute as an assistant professor and interim chair of the graphic design department.

African House at Melrose Plantation

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African Village in America

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Bishop Castle

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Cano's Castle

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Casa de Colores

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Castle Island

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Chauvin Sculpture Garden

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Chris and Amy's Bowling Ball Yard Art

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Coral Castle

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Dan Beck's Home & Garden

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Gerald Scott, Fancy Junk Sculpture

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Grandview

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Guru Lane

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Harold Rittenberry, Jr., Home and garden

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Herron Briggs, Whirligig Man

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Home for Wayward Baby Dolls

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Horace McAfee, Tin Tombstones

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Hubbell's Rubble

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Inez Marshall, Continental Sculpture Hall

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Jack Barker, Metal Art Sculpture

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Jim Dickerman's Open Range Zoo

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John Jacob Makinen Sr., Kaleva Bottle House (Happy Home)

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Joni Mabe, Everything Elvis

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La Casa de Azúcar / The Sugar House

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Larry Baggett, Trail of Tears Memorial

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Little Mansion

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Lonnie Hammargren, Castillo del Sol

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M.T. Liggett's Political Sign Field

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Margaret’s Grocery and Market

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Museum of Wonder

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Old Mill Park

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Paul Boyer, Boyer Museum of Animated Carvings

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Phyllis Evans, Aztec Motel

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Quigley's Castle and Garden

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Richard Tracy, RichArt's Art Yard (Richard's Ruins)

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Robert Howell's Yard Show

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Sign Field

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Solomon's Castle

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The Bone Zone (Tiny Town/Bone Yard)

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The Heidelberg Project

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The Mindfield Cemetery

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The Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden

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Tinkertown Museum

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Vince Hanneman, The Cathedral of Junk

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William Notzke, Jubilee Rock Garden

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Woodland Palace

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